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Robert R. Rentner

June 10, 1930 April 29, 2021
Robert R. Rentner
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Robert R. Rentner, age 90, a resident of Oak Park for over 65 years passed away on April 29, 2021. Robert was born in Chicago on June 10, 1930 to the late Harold and Virginia Rentner. He married Shirley Hackl in 1952. He is survived by his children; Bob (Terry), Sue, Tom (Chris) Rentner and Cathy (Phil) Barry. He was the cherished grandfather of Shawn, Christopher, Heather, Colleen, Alexandra, and Ellen; great-grandfather of Emma, Eli, Katelyn and Enza. He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Shirley in 2020 and his sister, Jo Anne Frantz. Bob was the former Deputy Chief of the Oak Park Fire Department and retired in 1984 after 33 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He loved spending time with his family, enjoyed photography, and was also an avid reader and puzzler. He and Shirley enjoyed their annual New England road trips and spending summers in Webster, Wisconsin. Interment is private.

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